• Lighting the world

    2016-10-14

    German physicist Peter Grunberg, co-winner of a Nobel, not only inspires Chinese researchers but also plays ping-pong with them, Liu Xiangrui reports.

  • Men of La Mancha

    2016-10-04

    He is tilting at windmills that will power the future of Chinese musical theater, but Joseph Graves tells Chen Nan that this is what makes him happiest.

  • On a high note

    2016-10-03

    An 87-year-old US jazz star is ensuring his legacy in China by training a blind 13-year-old piano prodigy.

  • Mystery beneath

    2016-10-03

    A British tai chi master in China lives the aspiration she shared with her late husband, who was her first teacher.

  • Portraits from afar

    2016-10-03

    As a National Geographic photographer, Michael Yamashita zooms in on places too far away for most of the outside world to see otherwise.

  • Healing touch

    2016-10-03

    A Malian doctor combines modern and traditional medicine to ease the suffering of leprosy and AIDS patients in Southwest China